Unpacking the Oral History 2021

September 25, 2021 @ 10:00AM — 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Everyone has a story, if only we could hear them. One of the best ways to collect those stories is by conducting an oral history interview.

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How often do you discover people whose stories deserve to be preserved and shared? Wish you knew how to capture those rich narratives? Now you can learn what it takes to create the most productive and valuable interviews, which are the result of careful research and preparation, and are organized and performed according to the best practices of the field. Workshop instructor Dr. Alan Bliss, CEO for the Jacksonville Historical Society, has conducted nearly 200 interviews, and has taught oral history at the college level. Join Dr. Bliss in a two-hour workshop to help you become an oral historian!